LAHORE (WEB DESK)
Pakistan has confirmed 49 deaths in a single day by novel coronavirus as the number of positive cases has surged to 206,512. The nationwide tally of fatalities has jumped to 4,167, Dunya News reported on Monday.
According to the latest figures by the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 3,557 persons have been tested positive for COVID-19 in 24 hours.
Sindh has become the worst-hit province by the pandemic in terms of cases followed by Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.
Till now 80,446 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Sindh, 74,778 in Punjab, 25,778 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 10,376 in Balochistan, 12,643 in Islamabad, 1,442 in Gilgit-Baltistan and 1,049 in Azad Kashmir.
Furthermore, 1,681 individuals have lost their lives to the epidemic in Punjab, 1,269 in Sindh, 922 in KP, 116 in Balochistan, 127 in Islamabad, 24 in GB and 28 in Azad Kashmir.
Patients are under treatment at quarantine centers of 462 hospitals where 7,295 beds are available.
Pakistan has so far conducted 1,262,162 coronavirus tests and 23,009 in last 24 hours. 95,407 coronavirus patients have recovered in the country whereas 2,437 patients are in critical condition.